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Onondaga Sachems Answer to the proposition of William Kendall

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01901 Author/Creator: Onondaga Sachems Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1679/11/01 Pagination: 3p. + docket 30.4 x 21.5 cm

Summary of Content: In their response, the Onondagas claim that the attacks upon white settlers were made without their order, and thank the white men for their forgiveness and understanding. They note, however, that in the future the white men should allow the Onondagas to take corn and provisions as they pass through white settlements on their way to battle.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Military HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyDiplomacyTreatyPeaceDiet and nutritionAgriculture and Animal HusbandryBattle

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